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will hold more safety education in those schools to teach kids how to dial with the traffic and cut down some of the risky moves you saw. >> katie: bay area charity has put out a holiday wish list and it's in dire need of christmas hams. st. anthony's foundation needs to collect 500 hams so it can serve traditional christmas dinner. it made a similar appeal for curbing can i and was able to surpass its -- for turkeys and was able to is your sur pass its goal. >> you still have just a few hours to make sure bay area kids get a toy for christmas. east palo alto police department is asking for last minute donations. department provides more than 1500 toys to families every year. organizers so far have come up short this year. bring donations to east palo alto stil city hall until 9:00 this morning and toys will be handed out an hour later at 10:00. for most on that drive and others, go to and click on see it on tv. hopefully everyone will get what they need over the next few days. everyone needs an umbrella. >> lisa: we have thunderstorms in the area and high surf advisory. a l
1981 to 1982 he served as assistant secretary for civil rights in the u.s. department of education and chairman of the u.s. equal opportunity commission from 1982 to 1990. he became a judge of the u.s. court of appeals and in the district of columbia circuit in 1990. president bush nominated him as associate justice of the supreme court and he took his seat on october 23, 1991. ladies and gentlemen please welcome justice thomas and professor amar to the stage. [applause] [applause] >> the thank you ladies and gentlemen for that extraordinarily gracious ,-com,-com ma warm welcome. thank you to the national archives and to the staff for making this event possible and thanks also, special thanks to the federalist society and the constitution accountability center and thank you justice thomas for being with us today as we marked the 225th earth day, 225th anniversary of our constitution. i guess i would like to start our conversation with the words of the constitution, we the people, and what that phrase means to you and how that phrase baby has changed over time thanks to amendments a
as did finding myself in this arena in having this incredible awakening and education. since i left the duke ellington school, i have often gone back to give master classes and work with young singers. my agency would often scheduled concert with master classes. again known in the industry has teaching younger -- i get known in the industry as teaching younger students. we have a number of to the -- we have a number of tickets we give away or offer at a discounted price. i remember when i was a student and saw my first opera. it was because the kennedy center and extended a certain amount of tickets for students to come. i realized there is a tremendous responsibility. it is also a pleasure to want to share this gorgeous art form with people and young people in particular. i know the impact and difference it made in my life have been known at 13 this is what i wanted to do. it gave me a direction and purpose. i never suffered under pressure of my desire to keep up with the latest. when i would go to a voice lesson or concert, there was no synthetic that could provide me with that ki
celebration. >>> set back for california educators looking for help. >>> good morning welcome back everybody. 4:54. a little rain in san francisco that is heading to oakland and alameda, full forecast coming a bit of a break in the rain ahead, that's all it is, a break. >> happy kwanzaa. the first day of the seven day festival honoring african-american heritage and culture in the bay area the largest celebration for families will get underway at 10 at the discovery museum in sausalito. the festival was created in 1966 by cal-state university professor. kwanzaa focuses on seven principles, unity, purpose, creativity and faith. >> wonderful, the season continues, as does the rain. we'll check in with mike. >> you say that with such bated breath. >> yes, sorry to sound negative. >> i understand, you are not the only one talking about it. great highway getting light shower across the golden gate to the marin headlands here's the rain on the bayside of san francisco across the bay bridge towards berkeley and oakland going to get slick there very soon. you can see down to l.a. we have lower elevat
there's just too much violence in their community as it is. instead, they're focusing on educating kids about the games they play. >> as parents and as just the community, we've really gotta tell our kids, that, you know, it's just video games. you don't do this in real life. i mean, don't take the video games too seriously. that's not real life. >> in a press conference yesterday, the nra said violent movies and video games, not guns, are largely to blame for mass shootings. >>> there are smiles on hundreds of kids faces, all because of an annual holiday party that was a big success this year. >>> and a guardian angel answers the call for help. the rescue, caught on camera. >>> speaking of freezing, on the first full day of winter, another storm is set to pound the pacific. we'll have the forecast after the break. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> hundreds of happy kids tonight, thanks to a massive toy giveaway in the south bay. the 26th all holiday party in san jose attracted 1700 families to the santa clara county fairgrounds. parents of kids in need were able to pick out gifts and food for the holiday
occupancy club. little did i know this came with the added bonus of an extracurricular education in the arts. chris arrived with his stack of lps, many courtesy of his step dad, bob. the chronicle music critic at the time. austin contributed his eclectic theater and comedy recordings and, well, himself. those of you that know austin know that nothing more need be said. balancing that urbane cultural scene chris invited me to visit his grandfather, where we got to do gold panning from the virgin load of dirt. it was lesson in history from the stevens family. i will never forget what a great experience it was to live with those two guys. moving on to his study habits, everyone knew how brilliant he was, an enlightened manner. he was truly the smartest man in the room but never comported himself that way. he was confident and outgoing. never arrogant. always self-effacing, quick with a laugh or grin. always looking for ways to learn something from everyone else around him. he was no surprise considering chris came from such good stock. chris studied western civilizations and immerses himselfs i
line on the crosswalk is four to six weeks. and there will be more safety education in those five schools and try to cut down on risky moves you saw. >> a bay area charity has put out the holiday wish list and in dire need of christmas hams. st. anthony's needs to collect 500 hams before tuesday so it can serve traditional christmas dinner. st. anthony's serve thousands of meals a day, one fifth of those seeking assistance are military veterans. donations can be dropped op off at its dining room. >> you have a few hours to make sure that kids get a toy for christmas. east palo alto police department is asking for last minute donations to help with its 14th annual toy drive. department provides more than 1500 toys to families every year but they have come up short so far this year. bring donations to east palo alto city hall until 9:00 this morning, the toys are being handed out an hour from then at 10:00 a.m. for more information on that, go to and click on see it on tv. >> let's hope the khuintd comes through for that one but will have to brave weather to do it. >> h
that the focus needs to be on educating kids. >> as parents and as just the community like we really got to tell our kids that you know, it's just video games like you don't do this in real life. you know what i'm saying? don't take the video gametes seriously. that's not real life. >> the district attorney is urging people to turn in any violent video games they have at the upcoming weapons buy back e vents. >>> an impressive act of heroism caught on camera in boston. a police officer jumped into frigid waters off boston harbor to rescue a woman who was crying for help. witnesses say he didn't hesitate to dive in. somebody tossed him a life ring which he brought to the woman and then they both made it to a floating dock. it's not clear how she got into the water in the first place. >>> and back to weather, hi-def doppler tracking the arrival of the next round of wet weather coming our way. i'll tell you when it will be here plus -- >> you just want to be back in your homes. i mean even if it's not going to be the same. >> face the holidays in neighborhoods hard hit by hurricane sandy. how the c
. >> what are they going to put it on a shopper's tas and oe person on a seye on eight-educator's desk? -- it does not make any sense. >> the nra said that there would talked to the media next week not taking any questions. grant lodes, kron 4 >> the ad are a, the nra--speag about armed police officers in every schoolwe talked with several bay area school districts. to find out if that idea is none said yes. here is how the west contra costa district responded. >> what does is save about your high school that says you have to officers on your campus. some people that it is good they feel safe. others say that that puts a stereotype for a stigma that they are believed to instinctively to be bad kids. >> pam: the west contra costa school distrct already has armed police officers at its middle and high schools. 20 of them. we're told, paying for these officers comes at a cost. the district says the money usually comes from cutting reading and math programs. in oakland. the district has armed police officers now on certain campuses that are considered high risk. but that more guns in scho
think of all. though my lack of education has a hurting on, i could read the writing on the wall. kodachrome gave us a nice bright colors command makes you think the world of sunny day. i've got a nikon camera. i love to take photographs. so mama, don't take my kodachrome away. [laughter] >> i'm glad you mentioned it. my essay in the book really tells the back story of the manbo families, by the open with paul simon's kodachrome. i open with that very lyric. because what i say is kodachrome does make you think all the world is a sunny day. but what if the story really isn't so sunny and that's the central problem in the central challenge and the sensual delight of these color photographs. adiabatic adding a mac >> is a very preset of observation. so billy was four when he left camp. he doesn't remember any of this. he had very fleeting memories. his family as was common among japanese american families, his parents never taught about this episode at all within. so he has no memories of this. he has no evidence dearness. he remembers going around looking for rocks with his grandmo
kwanzaa celebration. >>> setback for educators looking for federal help. >>> good morning. day after christmas sales looking live at our roof camera picture of san francisco wet streets keep that in mind as you head out to shop, a lot of stores open early. amy hollyfield will tell you more. >>> new this morning, happy kwanzaa today is the first day of the seven day festival honoring african-american heritage and culture in the bay area largest celebration will get underway at 10 at the discovery museum in sausalito. the festival was created in 1966 by a cal-state university professor. kwanzaa focuses on seven principle, including unity, purpose, creativity and faith. >>> 5:53. it is going to be a wet one out there for a lot people this morning. >> incredible math skills there, thank you. has the forecast. >>> live doppler 7 hd showers from alameda, san leandro across the san mateo bridge towards foster city, redwood city san mateo all sliding southeast all of us are going to get touched by a shower maybe more than one today, all of this is heading south too watch out for l.a., san di
. >> armed guards in every school. what parents and educators think about the proposal. >> we are on storm watch tonight. we're giving you a live look at storm tracker 2. a lot of green on there. our meteorologist will be up in minutes to tell you when it's going to rain hardest in your neighborhood. Ño >>> bells tolled today in the south bay to honor the victims of the school massacre in connecticut. a prayer vigil was held at the dominican sisters chapel to mark one week since this tragedy. organizers say events like this can help people heal. >> our whole nation is grieving the loss of innocent lives, the loss of heroes. when one is in grief, it is helpful to come together as a community in prayer, in ritual. >> the sisters say they plan to put together messages from the community and send them to the families of the victims in connecticut. >>> earlier we heard from the head of the national rifle association saying there should be an officer at every school in the country. we wanted to find out what parents thinking. so anne ruben is at richmond high school there. >> reporter: we're he
. not yet a teenager she dared to suggest girls not only deserved but have a right to an education. i will get my education if it's in home, school, or any place. >> to tell a man undeterred dohe taliban shot her in the back. the world was outraged. she became a symbol against evil. today she is recovering. >> #11 president of barack obama. >> tonight you voted for action not politics as usual. >> after a long and bitter, pcampaign president obama won reelection. he won the stamp of approval for his health care program and made history with this statement. >> i think same-sex couples to be ♪ as 2012 comes to a close the president joined in grief with a community shocked by senseless violence! to end them we must change >> cnn atlanta. >> 9:53 a.m.. we will be back with more in a couple of >> is this a little too much. 35,000 christmas lights. every inch of the home is covered with flies. the family had set up an elaborate displays for many years. the bill is typically $1,000. after december they did that bill of $1,000. some people are upset because they think is like that is becaus
as proved higher taxes for higher education the governor wants to give school districts greater control over how they spend money and increase funding for low income and minority districts. he is expected to outline the proposals in his january budget. >>> california's request for a waiver from no child left behind has been denied. that leaves california as one of a handful of states required to keep working toward goals that most teachers say are not achievable. the government said california's refusal to look at teachers based on student achievement test score social security partly to blame. >> san francisco is considering a plan to reward city works for making healthy choices. leaders looking for ways to cut the medical costs of employees. a new study shows two thirds of city workers considered the healthiest are over weight. paying them a bonus for exercising and eating right could cost less in the long run. >> we had delays on the roads and now there is delays on mass transit as well. let's go to tara. . >> reporter: good morning. caltrans with a 30 to 45 minute delays due to a glit
public way, they now want a refund of the 66,000 dollars they have already paid for her education. her mother says we are not bothering her. we are not a problem. >> i never wanted this to happen. that's the last thing i wanted but i wasn't in control of my life at all any more. i knew that they were holding me back emotionally mentally and professionally and that it got to the point where that was basically my last option. >>reporter: and court mediator recently told the ireland they were the issue here not their daughter. >> just ahead tonight. new hope lawmakers may not lead us over the fiscal cliff after all. come up next president obama draws new line in the sand. his plan for avoiding new year tax hike. >> luxury holiday cruise nightmare. not just happening on 1 ship nightmare. >> stern censorship changes over sea. one country insist all i know net users must do all i know net users must do before logging on. stay with >> late afternoon meeting at the white house brings some progress toward avoiding the fiscal cliff which is coming very soon. just a couple of days. to
percent are against it. >> education officials said santa cruz city schools are expected to consider a resolution next month calling for stricter national gun-control laws. the school board's vice president is drafting a symbolic statement calling for a ban on assault weapons and high capacity ammunition nationwide. if the vice-president is also asking for greater state and federal and investment in mental health care. >> a u.s. postal service mail carrier is accused of stealing thousands of pieces of mail and giving stolen credit cards to his friends. the men pleaded not guilty to several charges of identity theft, possession of stolen property and second-degree burglary on friday. authorities said least three accomplices used the stolen credit cards. >> alameda county's of bomb squad shut down this section of oakland in an attempt to remote old at&t. if this is video from abc 7 news. some residents were evacuated after police learned someone wanted to turn in some old at&t from world war 2. the bomb squad was called in to remove the more than 5 lbs. of the explosives. police also h
: education secretary arne duncan, in his first public remarks since the shooting, said the nation's overall gun policy needs change. >> one disturbed young man was mad at the world. and i can't help but wonder what he might had done, how this might have been different if he didn't have access to those guns. >>reporter: president obama observed his own moment of silence at the white house -- days after his call for a cross-agency panel to address gun policy -- hoping no community has to endure newtown's heartbreak, again. in washington, i'm karin caifa kron4 news. >> jacqueline: we have been dealing with what weather and more showers. details, coming up. >> pam: the a's apparently staying put in oakland for now. despite a recent push to get the team moved to san jose. kron4's sports' jason appelbaum will be here to break it down. later. >> tonight. now for today's market update. as anticipated. stocks took a nose dive after house republicans called off a vote on raising taxes on the wealthy last night.on wall street. the dow closed the day down 120 points. it had lost as much as 189 at one
the car in front of costco and san francisco near tents and harrison yesterday afternoon. >> education officials at santa cruz city schools are expected to consider a resolution next month calling for stricter national gun-control laws. >> the school board's vice president is drafting a symbolic statement calling for a ban on assault weapons and high up pass the ammunition to nationwide. >> the vice-president is also taking for greater state and federal investment in middle health care. >> the school were will urge the area's nine other school district pass similar resolutions. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news former president h. w. bush is in intensive care this morning. an update on his condition next. >> also a live look outside on this thursday morning we do not have any fog in the south bay but it is a chilly start to the morning. more details on a forecast later. the time is 4:23. welcome back. the time is 4:25. >> former president george h. w. bush is in intensive care at a houston hospital this morning. >> mr. bush's been hospitalized there since last month with what is
that they keep the cable cars going. they are educating the public about the past and transportation innovation in the city, it is wonderful. >> do you think that makes this a unique? >> absolutely. >> the free ride lasts from now until 5:00 tomorrow morning. if you can't get out today they will be offering free rides again on new year's eve. >> retired general norman schwarzkopf has died. he gained national attention in 1991 when he led operation desert storm which liberated kuwait after the i iraqi invasion. his sister said he died of complications from pneumonia. schwartz cough known as storm and norman retired to tampa after serving as commander-in- chief of u.s. general u.s. central command there. he was 78 years old. >> police in new york city are searching for a woman they say pushed a man to his death on a subway platform. witnesses say the woman was talking to herself and pasting on the seven train platform and queens. they said they plan she pushed the man on to the tracks as it pulled into the station and then she ran away. police say the man was struck by the first arm pinned down b
gun training classes to educators. more than 50 people have signed up. teachers are not allowed to have guns on campuses there but an accu-weather lawmaker says he is writing a bill looking to give teachers that opportunity. >>> solano county sheriff's deputies say they believe a woman and her ex-boyfriend hid his father's body for two years ago so they could keep receiving pension benefits. his body was found in an apartment complex backyard in vallejo. deputies arrested his son and ex girlfriend earlier this week but since released. the district attorney has not yet filed charges pending further investigation. >>> a man accused of both sexually assaulting his patients and performing illegal cosmetic procedures has been ordered to stand trial. prosecutors say 49-year-old carlos guzman garza did not have a medical license when he conducted medical procedures including facelifts and liposuction at a clinic in san francisco's mission district. some of his patients also say they were sexually assaulted. he faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted on all counts. >>> a ban on a c
that caused the accident. we are just trying to get education out to the public that know your tides, know your limits and go out with a good plan. >> the national park service park police and the coast guard will investigate what happened in this case. the marin county coroner is not identitying the victims until their families have been told. >> oakland police are searching for the gun plan in two separate late night shootings. in the first a stray bullet wounded a young girl. it happened after ten on 19th and franklin in downtown oakland. she is listed in stable condition. two hours later at midnight a man was shot several times on the 1700 block of 13 street. he too is listed in stable condition. no arrests have been made in either case. >>> a rising crime rate is just one of the problems facing the new police consultant. the former police chief is expected to take over in february and he is also going to have to tackle the issues. san francisco's district attorney who works with him in los angeles believes he has a lot to offer. >> allow him to provide the knowledge base that is re
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